Matching Disability Clients with Carers this Christmas
Rhonda Miller, the project officer for CareSouth’s Family Choices program Southern region, has only one thing on her Christmas wish list this year: every young person in CareSouth’s Family Choices program finds a respite carer who is perfect for them.
Being Mindful at Christmas
Christmas is called the silly season for a reason. Once the trees are trimmed and the carols start piping through shopping centre speakers we all start to feel the pressure mounting.
Disability Awareness Week 2016
Will* is a typical 18 year old. When he finishes school next month he is looking forward to “sleeping in and staying-up late”.
Steven's Story as our Everyday Maintenance man
CareSouth Disability Support Worker Ofer Engel loves his job. Each day he makes a difference in the lives of the clients he supports, particularly 46 year-old Steven
Homework Hub - Mixing Study with Play
CareSouth’s vision of creating a positive future for children and young people was a key factor in the development and launch of “The Homework Hub”, a weekly program designed to help students with their homework.
Community Comes Together to Teach Kids Surf & Swim Safety
When 66 students came together for a water safety awareness program at Port Kembla Beach and McKeon’s swim school these holidays the smiles on their faces said it all.
CareSouth is Shoalhaven's 2016 Business of the Year
CareSouth recently won the prestigious 2016 Business of the Year at the Shoalhaven Business Awards. We were also awarded the Employer of Choice and Excellence in Community Service awards.
Wrapping up Foster Care Week 2016
This Foster Care Week, 11-17 September 2016, we have enjoyed celebrating the crucial role of foster carers in making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable children and young people in our community.
Foster Care Week
Today marks the start of Foster Care Week, which celebrates the crucial role of foster carers in making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable children and young people in our community. CareSouth will again be partnering with other out-of-home care agencies in a range of activities across NSW to honour and raise awareness of the important contribution made by foster carers.
Second Life Stationery
Like all good ideas Second Life Stationery began with a light bulb moment. A new school year was about to start and Natalie Wall was awake worrying about all the required school supplies she had not yet purchased. A quick hunt through desks revealed a treasure trove of barely used pens, pencils, erasers, scissors, glue sticks and notebooks.